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storm are planning to deal with the upcoming snowstorm. >> she was the first and that video he put her in a head lock. >> violent a salt captured on camera and now philadelphia police need public's help tracking dunn the man who did it. we will show you where it happened and yes is not the only suspect officers are looking for. snow accumulations are expect to be heavy and we're devoting all 420 penndot trucks and pieces of equipment to keep our roads safe,. >> preparing for winter weather second massive storm in less than a week and thousands in the region are still in the power struggle, and days after the last nor'easter many customers still remain without electricity. good evening i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica start to march and we are not done just yet. schools are responding to the
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forecast, but philadelphia public and archdiocese schools will be you can see other school closures scrolling at bottom of the here's why this is what is headed our way this time, storm scan three showing system creeping into our area, as we prepare for another winter storm. >> here's where it is, same system hit the midwest dumping several inches of snow in someplaces. >> but now our eyes are on our area we have team three coverage as we brace for this winter weather. ith meteorologist kate bilo tracking the storm's path in the weather center, kate. >> this system really converg ing on our area from all directions here tonight lets take a look on storm scan three this will start shortly and will not stop untilikely around this time tomorrow. storm scan three showing us the system that we showed you in the midwest the upper level areaow pressure a snow and rain over here in the midwest. new we will focus on a new low forming along coast. thinks moving through portions carolinas
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producing rain, also producing some snow off to the north and this will intensify overnight and tomorrow, the sto really ramps up by mid morning that is when heavy snow will begin to fall. so kind of long duration system but heaviest, height of the storm about 10 to four tomorrow. you can see snow breaking out in state college williamsport rain pushing toward delaware, winter storm alerts start at 7:00 p.m. and pinkies a winter storm warning that includes city of philadelphia and all points northwest. winter weather advisory in longer watch for areas just to the south ande because is there greater evidence that there may be more mix nothinghese area that could hold totals down below watch or warning levels but here in points northwest a winter storm warning in effec at 7:00. that is when rain and snow will start to spread n between 7:00 p.m. and midnight snow and rain arrives midnight to 10:00 a.m. we have had snow falling steadily to the north and west of i-95, rain south ande and mixture in the city. peak intensity is between
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10:00 o' 4:00 tomorrow but morning commute will be impact with falling snow especially in the north and western suburbs and heavy rain across the south and east suburbs. as far as precipitation is concerned this is going to be area that we keep a close eye on right on i-95, it seems like it always happens area to the north and west, lehigh valley and poconos this is a snowstorm. philadelphia points just to the south and east is your zone of where ther mixing rain and sleet and remains t that could impac and this is rain acro delaware again high certainty on the timing and area of 20612.ainty in t rain andleet mix and totals to the south ande of i-95. i will show thaw updated few minutes. we will tell you about the winds and whether power outageould be an issue with tomorrow's storm. ukee back over to you. transportation departments across the region are ready for anything that the storm throws at them. "eyewitness news" reporter chantee lans has the lates
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norristown chantee. >> reporter: ukee, 70,000 tons of salties readily available here at penndot will be usedo treat road for the second nor'easter in just four days. >> we're bringing all of the equipment that we have in.alt trucks the penndot yard, as more than 420 pieces of equipment in the five county philadelphia region, prior to treat the roads. >> stay home or stay where ever you are at all costs this is not a storm you should be traveling in. >> reporter: a warning from penndot ahead of the second nor'easter to hit the region in four days. >> the timing of it, it is not good, a lot of peothout power and a lot of roads closed, and a lot of smaller roads closed and the storm will not do anything to help solve that problem and could create a new situation. >> reporter: penndot will impose a ban at midnight on i 78 and 81 for empty straigh trucks, large combination vehicles and tractors hauling empty trailers. also trailers pulled bypass eveninger vehicles, met or
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cycles and rvs. over in norristown we caught up with drivers at this citgo on>> i'm trying toet some gas now. >> i hope it passes >> it is the weather it is going it, hopefullyody g it, you know. >> reporter: officials say ill report here at 8:00 p.m. to start and treating the road, that is very latest live from the penndot yard in norristown chantee lans cbs-3 "eyewitness news". you. tens of thousands of people in the philadelphia region are still waiting to get their power restored week's storm. "eyewitness news" reporter alycia nieves is live where utility crew where is working to help customers before this next winter blast alycia. >> reporter: jessica, peco crews have been scrambling to try to restore services to as many people as possible, before this next storm storms through the region. unfortunately though those crew the are not going to be able to get power to everyone, in time. not yet recovered from one storm and another one is hours away.
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>> right new we have lessstil impac wery to of>> rtran12,000n k,illnt be cold, forrating but know.sr: solve breo. enfer. >>chtr generators, we have no propane.eel kind that we cannot help t hardware store in huntington valley area of montgomery county is like aloft just wiped out of the crucial storm supplies. >> in came out of the left field. we are in the process of gettingeady for are not as prepared as we would have like to have been.ve e, salt bags, and shovels, and those items idea to pick them up because in the next nor'easter we ing the snowfall will be the beast of the storm. live from montgomery county, alycia nieves cbs-3 "eyewitness news". now city of philadelphia is taking action ahead of the stor kenney has declared a snow emergency for tom all municipal offices will be closed. >> try to help your neighbors clear their steps and sidewalks especially your elderly neighbors. please check on them. streets department will have 400 pieces of equipment and 800 employees available including the cities agencies
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such as clip. to travel during this storm theptions are market frankford inn broad street lines. >> amtrak says northeast corridor and keystone line will operate on a modified schedule. emergency initial to effectight at 8:00,den sta parts of the north also experiencing outage from his las weekend's storm. >> just as we did with last weekend's nor'easter engaging allo be ready to act to protect our residents and businesses. >> "eyewitness news" was in bellmawr camden county today officials say they have plenty of salt but that brining won't help much because the snow will start with rain. amtrak and septa will be running on modified storm and for travel everything else that you need to know as we prepare for this next round of winter weather go to cbs philly.com. of course, count on to us get you through this storm we will be right here with you, we will go on extra ear tomorrow morning join jim rahel, and lauren tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. right here on cbs-3. then as the storm continues we will have powerly
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updates throughout the day tomorrow, both right here on cbs-3 and at cbs philly.com. many issues still remain ahead of the bill cosby's sexual retrial in montgomery county. prosecutors and lawyers for embattled comedian return for second day of arguments in norristown today. prosecutors call 19 accusers to the witness stan. cosby's lawyers seek to block that request. the judge has not released a timetable on when he will make a decision. jury selection is scheduled to begin march 29th. a with man on attack in center city police are for public's help identifying two suspects caught on surveillance videoyou can see suspect struggling with that woman as she walk down 13th and lombard around 5:30 sunday morning. police said he pulled her on to south watts street, where she was beaten, sexually assaulted and then robbed. >> right as they we have each other he doubles back, takes her down, lock street where at salt takes place and then just the assault was brutal in
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nature. he starts striking her and things like that and there was a sexual assault. it is very much a cause ofconcern with us. >> police are also looking for a second suspect they say have a look out take a good look if you recognize suspects, call the police. two suspects are wanted for robbing little caesars in west oak lane this happened at ogontz avenue location sunday night, police say one suspect was arm with the handgun and got away with $500. no one was hurt. still to come on "eyewitness news" bracing for the storm a live look from sky scan three in plymouth meeting as that winter weather moves in but how much snow will fall where you live? kate bilo has the latest track some philadelphia workers head to city hall to voice concerns to council legislation they were pushing for and why they say it is needed, up next, there is reason to worry about the sixers in char lieutenant tonou what it is. plus a welcomed sight on the ice flyers just added fire
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we get ready for more winter weather question is how much snow will fall and where, we will check back with kate in a bit with your up to the minute forecast. today philadelphia city council held a hearing on impact of changing schedules and unstable hours on philadelphia workers and their families. ing and it is changing rapidly and today, huge swabs of philadelphians are now in the part-time work force and affords them too few protections and where lack of standard has allowed for troubling practices to expose parents and caregivers to un sustainable work environments and then family lives. >> there was also testimony in the hearing from work hours say they have been impacted by unpredictable, scheduling. philadelphia fire department is working to keep residents safe in a neighborhood where daily house fire broke out last week. >> department members installed smoke alarms on the 2500 block of northewkirk street in mansion. last tuesday 71 year-old claire allen was killed in the
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house fire on that same street fema gave fire department a install 30,000 smoke alarms, all throughout the city. at 6:00 more than 200 the full prom dress shopping experience. >> "eyewitness news" at the pal center at 17th and brown law firm of coast even, hosted a boutique there they received a chance to buy the perfect, dress, as well as, shoes, and accessories even learn make up application techniques all at no cost. >> i want them to feel good about themselves, and just, something as small as, a nice can chang day their night and make them feel really special. that is what do especially on sp this. >> they look great excited. more than a helped out the young event. >> fantastic. kate bilo here with your update on this impending storm. >> yes, things will start to get downhill very quickly once precipitation gets in it will in the go anywhere until this time tomorrow things may windund four or 5:00 depending where you are
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tomorrow but could linger longer. lets take you right into what to expect we will start off is ominous in bethlehem where cloud have gathered here thisvening we had a nice day all things sunshine and temperaturesere seasonable in the upper 40's butlouds have rolled in and before long snow will break out to the philadelphia, rain to the south andcipiallt hourmcac impending nor'easter, in the quite a nor'easter yet hasn't formed off the coast but we have upper loaf providing energy to the coastal storm developing here along the coast of virginia, north carolina you can see heavy rain over virginia, lots of this system from the gulf coast and then this is going to be feeding our storm as we go through tonight and tomorrow. so light snow, light rain, starting to break out right now but it will intensify overnight, by 11:00 o'clock we are seeing some snow start ago cross portions of our western suburbs relatively light, moderate, chester county lehigh valley b county rain to the south. snow over delaware. 3:00 a.m. we are seeing
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accumulating snow, 3:00 a. across north andsuburbs with heavy rain to south, this continues through the morning commute. when you leave your housetomorrow morning heading out to work not able to wor home i know schools have been cancel, we have snow from the city on north and west falling at 6:00 a.m. heavy rain to the south and east. steady rain starting to erode in the city, there will bmixing on from the city, right i-95 but once we see this storm taking shape off shore and strengthen it its and thatneaking heaviest will b will set and as far as south eastern depending if that snow wraps in and gets to the south this particular modeldoes not have that happening and keeping snow relatively negligent nibble our south and see a southern extension of the snow. by 6:00 we will see that m have areas here biggest six to 12, north philadelphia, all the way through pocon 12 inches in the lehigh valley and isolate of 12 plus in the highest elevations of the poconos. we are at three to six philadelphia, quick gradient to that one a to three and coat not mai rain across most of south jerseyndnks your bate, this is your uncertainty so to
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speak we have tofurther north or south but that six to 12-inch zone from the i-95 co will brief to the 3 40 miles an hour rangee storm strong as they werwith the last system but certainly strong enough to bring down branches and possibly power lines couples with the heavy wet snow. you will need to shovel in the lehighoconos, with the foot of westernoveling. i-95 corridor that is whethat mix zone sets up so you may need to shovel it and if you don't have to, w isut as we head to to thursday, that will help melt snow quickly. we have relatively quiet series of day. watching a system down to monday, but we will keep you posted. >> i know you will, thanks, kate. >> don's up next with sports. >> talking about action on the ice wayne simmons for stretch run we will hear from the flyers forward. plus sixers trying to buck the trend in the hearts preview o up
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sixers have lost seven of their last nine on the road, and these two hooked up, four days ago in south philadelphia sixers beat them in the fourth quarter out scoring them 36-19 right no the guys are within game behind washington forifth seed in the east. highlights at 11:00. good news for orange and black one of their best players is, back on the ice wayne simmonds at practice today, missed seven games with the upper body injury. flyers are off tonight but visit pittsburgh tomorrow. instead of the watching the flyers fight for playoff positioning the wayne train will now be in the mix. >> the team played well, you know, it is nice to come back in and we're making a push right now. hopefully we will try to get first in our division and conference and we will continue to play well. >> after practice fly guys welcomed special guest from
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joint base maguire dixon lakehurst, service members station there had were treated to a meal and autographs with the captain and the flyers, host a group from the base, every year. good stuff. night off in clearwater, florida. in case you are wondering it is 73 degrees there. >> that sounds nice. >> just stop it. >> they will play red sox tomorrow, opening day in atlanta in 23 saying. new addition, at the linc, couple of new additions. >> look at that.>> um, that is sharp. >> those banners though. >> yes. >> the lombardi trophy. >> stay up forev >> different when you see that it size and not on your t-shirt. >> large. >> kind of cool. >> i want another that one. >> right next. >> come on. >> dreams. >> all right. >> #goals. >> thanks, buddy. >> when we come back sixers surprise of sorts. >> we will show you what south jersey students are being treated to today.
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schoolteachers for supplies. >> beautiful. love it. >> great surprise there. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at 10 on our sister station cw philly and we are back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. remember, we are always on at cbs philly.com. up next, the "cbs evening news" from new york here now is jeff glor. take care family we will see you tonight. captioning sponsored by cbs >> glor: breaking news tonight. the president's top economic adviser is out. also tonight... >> the statements coming out of south korea and north korea have been very positive. >> glor: the north is reportedly ready to talk about
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